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Printing routes in Garmin Mobile PC
chinaboy2004
Does anyone know any way that we can print the routes out in Garmin Mobile PC like we can in MapQuest?
Ken in Regina
There does not appear to be any way to do so, other than doing screen captures and printing them.

...ken...
chinaboy2004
How can you do a screen capture when you are in the program? I tried doing a right-click and nothing happens.
Ken in Regina
In Windows the shortcut keys to do screen captures are:

- to capture the entire screen: press the PrtScn key

- to capture the active window: press Alt-PrtScn

This will capture the screen or the active window and place it in the Clipboard. Then you can paste it into a program to edit and/or print. You could paste it into Windows Paint or Microsoft Word or IrfanView, for instance.

I have always had mixed success with the Windows built in screen capture. It probably works for me less than half the time. It frustrates me. So I use the free version of Gadwin PrintScreen. It is much more reliable. It lets you assign the shortcut key you want to use to launch it. It lets you outline any portion of the screen you want to capture. And it lets you tell it where to save the captured graphics file and how to name it.

I have used other screen capture programs but I like this one best for my purposes.

...ken...
Ken in Regina
I used Gadwin PrintScreen to capture just the route details from the Mobile PC screen. I've attached the image so you can see what you could print.

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GadgetGirl
If you are using Windows 7, it has a cool utility called Snipping Tool which basically lets you define a capture area.
Ken in Regina
I just upgraded my laptop to Win 7 a couple days ago ... tried that snipping tool and it works slick. Thanks for the tip, Karen.

...ken...
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